The Big Ten handed out its weekly Football Players of the Week for Week 13, and the final week of the season produced plenty of honorees. Six players were honored, including two offensive and defensive players of the week. See the winners in this post. Co-Offensive Players of the Week: Denard Robinson, Michigan, Jr., QB, Deerfield Beach, Fla./Deerfield Beach Accounted for five touchdowns and more than 330 yards of total offense, becoming just the fourth player in NCAA history to gain 2,000 yards passing and 1,000 yards rushing in a season twice in his career Completed 14 of 17 passes
The Big Ten Conference released its weekly Football Players of the Week on Monday for Nov 19 games. See the winners in this post. Co-Offensive Players of the Week: Montee Ball, Wisconsin, Jr., RB, Wentzvile, Mo./Timberland • Rushed for two scores and added another on the receiving end to bring his season total to a Big Ten record 30 touchdowns, becoming just the fifth player in FBS history to score 30 or more touchdowns in a season • Recorded career highs in rushes (38) and yards (224) in Wisconsin’s come-from-behind win over Illinois on Saturday • Produced most of his
The Big Ten released its weekly football honors for Week 11 action on Monday. A half-dozen players received recognition, headlined by Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson and Purdue defensive tackle Kawann Short. See all the winners in this post. Offensive Player of the Week: Russell Wilson, Wisconsin, Sr., QB, Richmond, Va./Collegiate Was nearly perfect in Wisconsin’s win over Minnesota, completing 16 of 17 passes for 178 yards and four touchdowns, including connecting on all 13 of his passes for 162 yards and three scores in the first half His 94.1 completion percentage ranks as the fourth highest in a game in
The Big Ten Conference announced its Week 9 Football Players of the Week on Monday morning. Four players received honors, including Northwestern tight end Drake Dunsmore, who set the school record for career receiving yards by a tight end and grabbed a school-record four touchdowns at Indiana, and Braxton Miller, who threw the game-winning touchdown pass in the final minute against Wisconsin. Watch our Northwestern-Indiana highlights now and see all the winners in this post. Tonight on BTN: Don’t miss The Pulse at 6:30 p.m. ET or Big Ten Breakdown at 7. Then, at 7:30, former Michigan star Dhani Jones
The Big Ten Conference announced its Week 8 Big Ten Football Players of the Week on Monday. Six players earned honors, including Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins, who threw the game-winning Haily Mary touchdown pass to Keith Nichol in Saturday night’s upset of then-No. 6 and perfect Wisconsin. Watch the highlights from the Spartans’ thrilling victory now and see all the conference’s award winners in this post. Co-Offensive Players of the Week: Marvin McNutt, Iowa, Sr., WR, St. Louis, Mo./Hazelwood Central Set the Iowa career record for touchdown receptions as part of a three-touchdown performance against Indiana on Saturday Scored
The Big Ten Conference office released its players of the week for games played Oct. 15 on Monday morning. See all the Week 7 winners in this post. Offensive Player of the Week: Montee Ball, Wisconsin Accounted for four touchdowns, three on the ground and one passing strike, and 213 yards of total offense in Wisconsin’s 59-point outing on Saturday Rushed for 142 yards on 14 carries (10.1 yards per carry) and three touchdowns on runs of 5, 35 and 54 yards Became the first non-Badger quarterback to throw a touchdown since 1982 when he connected with Russell Wilson on
The Big Ten offensive, defensive and special teams players of the week and freshman of the week for games on Oct. 8 were announced this morning by the Big Ten Conference. Who do you think won them? Find out inside and watch our latest edition of the Big Ten Blast. Offensive Player of the Week: Taylor Martinez, Nebraska Martinez helped Nebraska rally from a 21-point deficit, the biggest comeback in school history, to defeat Ohio State in the Huskers’ first Big Ten home contest. Defensive Player of the Week: Tavon Wilson, Illinois Wilson returned a fumble 66 yards for a
The Big Ten Conference announced its weekly football honors Monday morning. Co-Offensive Players of the Week: Denard Robinson, Michigan & Matt McGloin, Penn State; Defensive Player of the Week: Tom Nardo, Iowa. Special Teams Player of the Week: Derek Dimke, Illinois; Freshman of the Week: Donovonn Young, Illinois. Read the whole release at BigTen.org.
On Monday morning, the Big Ten Conference announced its players of the week for Week 3. The honorees include four first-time winners, highlighted by Iowa’s James Vandenberg, the Offensive Player of the Week. Vandenberg threw for 162 of his 399 passing yards and for all three of his touchdown passes in a remarkable fourth quarter to help Iowa tally its largest comeback in school history. The junior quarterback also added a rushing score, for good measure, as the Hawkeyes rallied from a 21-point deficit against Pittsburgh. Defensive honors went to Illinois’ Jonathan Brown, who lived in the Arizona State backfield
The Big Ten Conference announced the three players of the week after a wild and exciting weekend of football. Offensive honors went to Michigan’s Denard Robinson, who led the Wolverines to 28 fourth-quarter points, including two touchdowns in the final 1:12, in a 35-31 win over Notre Dame. The star quarterback accounted for 446 of Michigan’s 452 total yards and had a hand in all five of the team’s touchdowns. See all the honorees inside. Defensive honors went to Wisconsin’s Mike Taylor, who had a career-high nine tackles, including a sack and 1.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble.